Purisa fonts have junk entry in liga table

Bug #680464 reported by Ben Clifford on 2010-11-23
This bug affects 2 people
Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone
thaifonts-scalable (Ubuntu)

Bug Description

The Purisa font in ttf-thai-tlwg has a bad entry in the liga table, substituting the sequence"TM" [Latin capital letter T, Latin capital letter M] with U+F000, which is a glyph depicting a girl's head.

Consequently wherever "TM" appears in text in these fonts, those letters are replaced with the girl's head glyph which is not a typographic representation of those letters. The entry should be removed from the table.

This is present in Purisa.ttf, Purisa-Oblique.ttf, Purisa-Bold.ttf and Purisa-BoldOblique.ttf.

Ubuntu 10.10
ttf-thai-tlwg 1:0.4.14-1

description: updated
tags: added: fonts

Thanks for the report. I've committed the fix upstream. It will be available in next upstream version.

The new upstream version fixing this bug has been released and uploaded to Debian sid. Please import thaifonts-scalable 1:0.4.15-1 from Debian to close this bug.

Launchpad Janitor (janitor) wrote :

This bug was fixed in the package thaifonts-scalable - 1:0.4.15-1

thaifonts-scalable (1:0.4.15-1) unstable; urgency=low

  * New upstream bugfix release.
    - Get rid of improper "TM" ligature which was replaced with a girl face
      in Purisa (LP: #680464).
    - Corrected glyph name for uacute in Purisa (Closes: #608134).
  * debian/copyright:
    - Updated to DEP-5 rev 173.
    - Update copyright years.
  * Replace fontforge B-Dep with fontforge-nox to reduce load on buildd.
  * Remove versioned B-Dep on ancient fontforge and dpkg-dev.
  * Remove versioned Dep on ancient xfonts-utils.
  * debian/rules: Switch to dh 7 rules.
  * B-Dep on debhelper (>= 7.0.50~) for override_dh_ targets support.
 -- Ubuntu Archive Auto-Sync <email address hidden> Sat, 30 Apr 2011 13:51:26 +0000

Changed in thaifonts-scalable (Ubuntu):
status: New → Fix Released
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